Gustave Tesson

1880–1951 (Age 71)
Sains-du-Nord, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

The Life of Gustave

When Gustave Tesson was born on 5 August 1880, in Sains-du-Nord, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France, his father, Jean Baptiste Tesson, was 44 and his mother, Stéphanie Locqueneux, was 36. He died on 11 November 1951, in Ardennes, Champagne-Ardenne, France, at the age of 71.

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Jean Baptiste Tesson
Stéphanie Locqueneux
Jean Baptiste Tesson
Gustave Tesson

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  • Jean Baptiste Tesson


  • Stéphanie Locqueneux




  • Jean Baptiste Tesson


  • Male1880–1951Male

World Events (3)

1886 · The Statue of Liberty

Age 6

The Statue of Liberty that is in France is identical to the one that sits in New York. The Statue was sent over from France. It symbolizes the alliance between the two countries. The French have nicknamed it the Laboulaye Lady
1889 · World Expo at Paris With the Eiffel Tower

Age 9

The Eiffel Tower was built the year before the World Expo. During the World Expo in Paris the Eiffel Tower was revealed to the world. It was also during the expo that the Tower was lit up for the first time.
1894 · The Affair - Dreyfus is Accused of Treason

Age 14

The Dreyfus affair was a huge scandal in the late 19th century and early 20th century French. Alfred Dreyfus was born on October 9, 1859 in Mulhouse, France  and died on July 12, 1935 in Paris France. He was convicted of treason. He was accused of being a spy in the German embassy in France.

Name Meaning

French: from a dialect word meaning ‘badger’, applied as a nickname for someone thought to resemble the animal in some way.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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